The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is poised to invest $9 million in COVID-19 recovery funds into cameras and other technology, even as some critics raise privacy and efficacy concerns.
Democratic Mayor Joe Hogsett beat back his best-funded Republican challenger ever in businessman Jefferson Shreve, winning a third term Tuesday in what was the most expensive mayoral race in Indianapolis history.
The city of Indianapolis plans to move about 550 workers from satellite locations around the city into the City-County Building by the end of 2024, Mayor Joe Hogsett’s office announced Monday.
Amid a nationwide worker shortage, central Indiana employers are increasingly taking a chance on new hires who have been arrested or convicted of a crime.
The Lawrence Common Council approved a settlement agreement Wednesday to close a messy legal battle between the legislative body and Lawrence Mayor Steve Collier. The council appropriated $335,000 to pay legal fees.
Since July 1, individuals in distress in downtown Indianapolis have been able to call 911 to receive assistance from a plainclothes-wearing team from the pilot program of the Clinician Led Community Response, or CLCR.
Mayor Joe Hogsett’s administration is seeking a stronger approach to force property and business owners to discourage behavior that compromises public safety.
Indianapolis City-County Council member Keith Potts plans to challenge Marc Carmichael for the Democratic nomination to fill U.S. Sen. Mike Braun’s seat.
Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett is making fighting crime a key part of his campaign for a third term, but a portion of his recently announced crime-fighting plan has led to renewed criticism of Marion County Prosecutor Ryan Mears.
The city of Indianapolis is moving forward with plans to implement an ordinance banning the retail sale of pets that come from sources other than shelters or not-for-profit animal rescue organizations.
Clinician-led teams will be available to respond to mental health emergencies in Indianapolis as early as July 1, officials in Mayor Joe Hogsett’s administration announced Monday.
Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett soundly defeated Democratic challenger Robin Shackleford in Tuesday’s primary election, setting up a November showdown with Jefferson Shreve, a largely self-funded millionaire candidate who handily won the GOP nomination.
Indiana legislation aimed at preventing county prosecutors from refusing to enforce certain laws appears to be dead for this year.
Indianapolis officials are backing legislation they hope will mean fewer former inmates are dropped off in the city without a housing plan after they’re released from prison.
Business leaders’ differing responses show how complicated it is to analyze and interpret crime data and incidents and assess the safety of downtown Indianapolis, even among those who routinely traverse the city’s central core.
The Marion County Agricultural Fair Association Inc. — a board that oversees the Marion County Fairgrounds & Event Center in Indianapolis — is locked in an ongoing legal feud with its former executive director.
Developers have until Jan. 31 to respond to the request for information on the 19-acre former Oaktree Apartments site at the corner of 42nd Street and Post Road in Indianapolis.
The planned $120 million revamp of the former Jail II building and Arrestee Processing Center in downtown Indianapolis by 1820 Ventures could be aided by $15.5 million in tax increment financing bonds, pending full City-County Council approval.